Kogi Governorship Election: How Bello will be Stopped; the 2023 Connection

Yahaya Bello

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu A one term governorship tenure is starring Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, in the face. Multiple party sources in Lokoja and Abuja are emphatic that the Akinwumi Ambode treatment is awaiting the governor in the governorship primaries which comes up in August to select candidates for the November 2019 Kogi governorship election. The forces up against Bello’s re-election are fighting a three-pronged battle to that effect –  External,internal and ethno-religious. The external forces are said to be linked to former Lagos state governor and National Leader of the APC,…

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NFF Election: Infantino Congratulates Pinnick

Gianni Infantino, President of World Football ruling body, FIFA has sent a congratulatory message to Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that in the polls conducted by the NFF Electoral Committee in Katsina, Pinnick swept aside three other contestants, polling 34 votes. Other contestants, Aminu Maigari got eight votes, with former international, Taiwo Ogunjobi getting only two votes, while there was no votes for club owner Chinedu Okoye. In the letter addressed to the NFF and copied to the…

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